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Water-Year Summary for Site 03076500

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00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2017: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
03076500 YOUGHIOGHENY RIVER AT FRIENDSVILLE, MD
LOCATION - Lat 39°39'13.0", long 79°24'29.9" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Garrett County, MD, Hydrologic Unit 05020006, on left bank 0.7 mi upstream from bridge on State Highway 42 at Friendsville, and 1.5 mi upstream from Bear Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 295 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1898 to December 1904, October 1940 to current year. Annual maximum, water years 1905, 1923-31, 1940, published in WSP 1675. October, November 1940 monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1305. September 1922 to September 1926 (gage heights only) in reports of Pennsylvania Department of Forests and Waters.
REVISED RECORDS - WSP 1385: Drainage area at former site, 1898-1905, 1941(M), 1942, 1944-45, 1948-49, 1951(M), WDR-US-2007: 2005 (M).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 1,486.82 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Aug. 17, 1898, to Dec. 31, 1904, and Sept. 1, 1922, to Sept. 30, 1926, nonrecording gages at bridge 0.7 mi downstream at gage datum 16.24 ft and 16.29 ft lower, respectively.
REMARKS -
  • Water Years 2014-2016: Records good, except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2013 and prior years’ accuracy statements can be found in Annual Water Data Reports.

  • Low and medium flow regulated since July 1925 by Deep Creek Reservoir, 12 mi upstream from station. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite data-collection platform at station.
    WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
    PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1974 to September 1987, October 2012 to current year.
    PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: October 2012 to current year.
    INSTRUMENTATION - Water-temperature sensor October 2012 to current year.
    REMARKS - Missing record due to periodic instrument malfunction. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite data-collection platform at station.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 26.8°C, Aug. 11, 2016; minimum, 0.0°C, on many days during the 2013, 2014, and 2015 Water Years.